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Shrimp vs Bass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shrimp and Bass different?

  • Shrimp is higher in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium, however Bass is richer in Iron, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Shrimp is 38% higher.
  • Shrimp contains 4 times more Calcium than Bass. While Shrimp contains 70mg of Calcium, Bass contains only 19mg.
  • Bass has less Cholesterol.

Crustaceans, shrimp, cooked (not previously frozen) and Fish, bass, striped, cooked, dry heat are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Shrimp
3
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5
Bass
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Zinc +221.6%
Contains more Copper +847.5%
Contains more Iron +111.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -20.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 20% 28% 102% 23% 15% 45% 127%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 41% 37% 109% 29% 12% 14% 14%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Zinc +221.6%
Contains more Copper +847.5%
Contains more Iron +111.8%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -20.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 254

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Shrimp
0
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9
Bass
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 29% 9% 48% 52% 80% 8% 552% 0%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Shrimp Bass
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shrimp Bass Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Protein 23.98g 22.73g Shrimp
Fats 0.28g 2.99g Bass
Carbs 0.2g 0g Shrimp
Calories 99kcal 124kcal Bass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Bass
Calcium 70mg 19mg Shrimp
Iron 0.51mg 1.08mg Bass
Magnesium 39mg 51mg Bass
Phosphorus 237mg 254mg Bass
Potassium 259mg 328mg Bass
Sodium 111mg 88mg Bass
Zinc 1.64mg 0.51mg Shrimp
Copper 0.379mg 0.04mg Shrimp
Vitamin A IU 104IU Bass
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Bass
Vitamin B1 mg 0.115mg Bass
Vitamin B2 mg 0.037mg Bass
Vitamin B3 mg 2.558mg Bass
Vitamin B5 mg 0.865mg Bass
Vitamin B6 mg 0.346mg Bass
Folate µg 10µg Bass
Vitamin B12 µg 4.41µg Bass
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.255mg Bass
Threonine mg 0.997mg Bass
Isoleucine mg 1.047mg Bass
Leucine mg 1.848mg Bass
Lysine mg 2.088mg Bass
Methionine mg 0.673mg Bass
Phenylalanine mg 0.887mg Bass
Valine mg 1.171mg Bass
Histidine mg 0.669mg Bass
Cholesterol 189mg 103mg Bass
Trans Fat 0.002g g Bass
Saturated Fat 0.056g 0.65g Shrimp
Monounsaturated Fat 0.048g 0.846g Bass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 1.005g Bass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shrimp Bass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
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Shrimp
65
Bass
Mineral Summary Score
47
Shrimp
32
Bass

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
144%
Shrimp
136%
Bass
Carbohydrates
0%
Shrimp
0%
Bass
Fats
1%
Shrimp
14%
Bass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shrimp
Shrimp is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.594g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bass
Bass contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bass
Bass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bass
Bass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Bass
Bass is cheaper (difference - $7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bass
Bass is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Shrimp - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175180/nutrients
  2. Bass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174228/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.